Music, humor, and history help tell the story of a young Black boy afraid to leave his home.
Jabari is a Black boy from the South Side of Chicago whose fear of leaving his home is put to the test. With help from his Forever POTUS Barack Obama, Jabari narrowly escapes a violent encounter with the police. Through a series of colorful paintings, Jabari is able to meet and learn from children of the past who teach him valuable lessons about how to stand up to his fears. This production was created for young audiences and uses rap, freedom songs, hip-hop dance, history, and humor in order to tell an important story about the Black experience.